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Research Seminars in Economics

Every week, the Economics at King's research group organises research seminars in economics.

Bi-weekly research seminars in economics are organised by the Economics Group of King's Business School together with economists at the Department of Political Economy and Department of International Development. 

For questions about this seminar series please contact Seyhun Sakalli.

Please see the archives for previous research seminars. 

Economics seminars for the academic year 2019-20

Semester 1

  • 9 October 2019
    Antonio Cabrales (University College London) – 'Institutions and Prosocial Behavior'
    Bush House, Room (S)3.01, 13.00 – 14.00
  • 23 October 2019
    Alessandro Riboni (École Polytechnique) – 'Fiscal rules as bargaining chips'
    Bush House, Room (S)3.01, 12.00 – 13.30
  • 13 November 2019
    Thomas Buser (University of Amsterdam) – 'Can competitiveness predict education and labor market outcomes? Evidence from incentivised choices and survey measures'
    Bush House, Room (S)3.01, 12.00 – 13.30
  • 27 November 2019
    Gilat Levy (London School of Economics) – 'Mis-specified politics and the recurrence of populism'
    Bush House, Room (S)2.04, 12.00 – 13.30
  • 11 December 2019
    Stelios Michalopolous (Brown University) – 'Folklore'
    Bush House, Room (SE)1.01, 12.00 – 13.30

Semester 2

  • 15 January 2020
    Julia Cagé (Sciences Po Paris) – 'It takes money to make MPs: New evidence from 150 years of British Campaign Spending'
    Bush House, Room (S)3.01, 12.00 – 13.30
  • 29 January 2020
    Roland Bénabou (Princeton University) – 'Narratives, Imperatives, and Moral Persuasion'
    Bush House, Room (S)2.02, 12.30 – 14.00
  • 26 February 2020
    Noam Yuchtman (London School of Economics) – 'Data-intensive Innovation and the State: Evidence from AI firms in China' 
    Bush House, Room (S)3.01, 12.00 – 13.30
  • 18 March 2020
    Stefanie Stantcheva (Harvard University) – “TBA”
    Bush House, Room (S)3.01, 12.00 – 13.30
  • 25 March 2020
    Patrick Bolton (Columbia Business School) – “TBA”
    Bush House, Room (S)3.01, 12.00 – 13.30
  • 8 April 2020
    Mathias Thoenig (University of Lausanne) – “TBA”
    Bush House, Room (S)3.01, 12.00 – 13.30

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